Classic and vintage road bikes and merchandise 


Featured classic bikes



Cycles Mercier is a french bike company that supplied bikes to the professional peloton for 50 years from 1933 - 1983. A list of the professional teams is below.
1933 – 1953: Mercier – Hutchinson
1954 – 1969: Mercier – BP – Hutchinson
1970 – 1971: Fagor – Mercier
1972 – 1976: Gan – Mercier
1977 – 1978: Miko – Mercier – Hutchinson
1979 – 1981: Miko – Mercier – Vivagel
1982 – 1983: Coop – Mercier – Mavic


Bianchi bicycles have multiple Grand tour winners including Fausto Coppi, Felice Gimondi and Marco Pantani. The famous celeste green evokes memories of herioc winners of yesteryear.


Our new store, now open on Campbell Street, Belper 

The Merchant of Velo is a modern take on a vintage bike shop mixing old and new to create a welcoming vibe. We stock cycling gifts and merchandise from independent suppliers. We love bikes, music and coffee so please pop in and chat all things cycling.


Where to find us

Unit 2 The 1924 Building, Campbell Street, Belper. Derbyshire DE56 1AP